Monday, June 19, 2017
IT WAS hard to believe--like a dream come true. Even to this day, there is something elusive about Juneteenth. It took the longest time for it to become the officially recognized holiday it now is in state after state, including, at last, Arkansas. For all the years before, it was more of a folkway than a holiday, more custom than law, more word-of-mouth than official proclamation.
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